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U.S. Steel Hit with Another Fine for Excess Pollution, Leaking of Foul-Smelling Gas

U.S. Steel's Clairton plant.
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U.S. Steel's Clairton plant.

Allegheny County is fining U.S. Steel $1.8 million for gas leaks that result in excess pollution levels at a Pittsburgh-area plant. For StateImpact Pennsylvania, The Allegheny Front’s Reid Frazier reports.

Read the full story at: https://www.alleghenyfront.org/us-steel-fined-1-8-million-for-rotten-egg-pollution-near-pittsburgh-clairton-coke-works/

(Original air-date: 3/15/22)

Reid R. Frazier covers energy for The Allegheny Front. His work has taken him as far away as Texas and Louisiana to report on the petrochemical industry and as close to home as Greene County, Pennsylvania to cover the shale gas boom. His award-winning work has also aired on NPR, Marketplace and other outlets.